TOP News

World: Shivering Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks had no shoes, jacket asking for help after horror, couple says

How Big-Time Right-Wing Trolls Andy Ngo and Tim Pool Tied Waukesha Killings to Black Lives Matter

  How Big-Time Right-Wing Trolls Andy Ngo and Tim Pool Tied Waukesha Killings to Black Lives Matter Hours after a suspect was detained by the police in Waukesha after an SUV went careening into a Christmas parade, injuring dozens and killing five people, far-right provocateurs went searching for a motive late Sunday night. In short order, they found a spurious if viral-ready and inflammatory one: the Black Lives Matter movement. Darrell Brooks, age 39, the alleged driver of the SUV, has a long rap sheet, including convictions for a slew of sexual crimes and violent offenses. Per multiple reports, Brooks was out on bail, awaiting charges after allegedly attempting to run over the mother of his child.

After allegedly plowing through Waukesha’s Christmas parade Sunday, Darrell Brooks Jr. showed up without his shoes, jacket or car on an unwitting couple’s front porch, asked for help and ate a sandwich inside.

Brooks showed up on the porch in the middle of a football game, knocked and asked if he could use the host’s phone.

Daniel Rider’s Ring doorbell camera recorded parts of the exchange in 20-second bursts, beginning about 20 minutes after the chaos at the parade.

RING CAMERA SHOWS DARRELL BROOKS ASKING RESIDENT FOR HELP OUTSIDE HOME

"Hey, I called an Uber and I’m supposed to be waiting for it over here, but I don’t know when it’s coming, can you call it for me please?" Brooks says in the video after knocking on Rider’s door. "I’m homeless."

Cruz slams Wisconsin DA, 'radical Leftists' after Waukesha tragedy: 'Fully preventable'

  Cruz slams Wisconsin DA, 'radical Leftists' after Waukesha tragedy: 'Fully preventable' Sen. Ted Cruz expressed indignation over left-wing policies that he believes led to tragedy at the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade. The suspect had been released twice this year on low bail.Cruz took to Twitter in response to a New York Post article that revealed Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm supported progressive criminal justice reforms even while admitting that it was "guaranteed" to result in a defendant getting out and killing somebody.

Brooks was polite and lucid throughout the encounter, Rider said, but he was shivering without a jacket or shoes. And the scent of marijuana was in the air.

WAUKESHA PARADE SUSPECT DARRELL BROOKS FACING 5 COUNTS OF 1ST-DEGREE INTENTIONAL HOMICIDE, HELD ON $5M BAIL

Rider said Brooks thanked him for the sandwich and warmth before police arrived to arrest him.

"He said, ‘You’re showing me so much love man; I’m thankful that you’re showing me so much love here,’" Rider recounted. "Because I had just given him a sandwich, warmed him up with a jacket."

Brooks also complied with all of Rider’s requests and returned the host’s phone and jacket before police took him into custody.

Katrina Reigh, Rider’s 24-year-old girlfriend, said earlier this week that Sunday was "quite, quite the evening."

Child injured in US Christmas parade crash dies, taking toll to six

  Child injured in US Christmas parade crash dies, taking toll to six A child injured when a car plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin has died, taking the toll from the tragedy to six, a local prosecutor said Tuesday as the suspect appeared in court. The child who died was identified by his parents on a GoFundMe page as eight-year-old Jackson Sparks. "This afternoon, our dear Jackson has sadly succumbed to his injuries and passed away," wrote Aaron and Sheri Sparks.They said their 12-year-old son Tucker was also injured at the parade, but was "miraculously recovering" and will be discharged from the hospital.

"He was very polite to Daniel," she told Fox News Digital. "I think Daniel said the hardest thing that he’s realizing is, that guy had just killed however many people and he was so polite, and kind of calm. Then, when he started getting uncomfortable he told him to leave…[Brooks] complied, but it was just crazy. I’m glad everyone’s OK, at least in our house, it’s awful what happened to everybody else."

She was at work during the incident but could see snippets of the exchange through her smartphone.

"[Rider] was just trying to be a good Samaritan," she said. "He said, if he had known what was going on down the block of course he never would have let him in or anything like that -- just crazy."

DARRELL BROOKS FREED ON BAIL TWICE THIS YEAR DESPITE ACTIVE WARRANT IN NEVADA

She said police confirmed to them that Brooks was the man arrested on their porch.

"I guess I was just kind of worried for Daniel’s safety," she said. "He was talking to the police so I couldn’t get ahold of him at first, and I had been getting texts from my parents at that point telling me what had happened at the parade. And we live so close. I thought, ‘What are the chances that this is the guy?’ But it was."

Another neighbor, 33-year-old Sam Eigner, said she returned home around 8 p.m. to find her block closed down and swarmed by police vehicles, including an armored one.

A Waukesha court set bail at $5 million for Brooks in connection with Sunday’s rampage – which saw him allegedly plow through a Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring dozens. He faces life imprisonment if convicted on any of the charges of first-degree intentional homicide already filed. More are expected.

Eight-year-old Jackson Sparks succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, two days after the attack. Police previously identified five adults killed Sunday as Virginia Sorenson, 79, LeAnna Owen, 71, Tamara Durand, 52, Jane Kulich, 52, and Wilhelm Hospel, 81.

Waukesha suspect Darrell Brooks faces charges in county that has long downplayed violent crimes, expert says .
Milwaukee County, where Darrell Brooks allegedly plowed his car through a Christmas parade after posting low bail, downplays severe crimes, according to an expert."The charges [in Milwaukee County] downplay the severity of the crime," Bill Osmulski, a researcher at the Wisconsin-based MacIver Institute, told Fox News. "A real popular one that I've come across is second-degree reckless endangering of safety.

See also